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City Star Party & Telescope Night | Lands End
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The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky.
Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other fantastic view points like the Exploratorium, or Randall Museum.
San Francisco City Star Party
When: Generally monthly at sundown
Where: Rotating venues like Pt. Lobos, Randall Museum, Presidio or Pier 17
FREE – Read Star Party Etiquette Rules
Is it raining or cloudy? Bad weather likely cancels, but check the SF Amateur Astronomer’s website or Facebook for updates.
City Star Party Locations/Directions
Parade Grounds at the Presidio:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94129
Point Lobos Parking Lot adjoining USS San Francisco Memorial:
USS San Francisco Memorial
San Francisco, CA 94121
Note: At the intersection of Point Lobos Avenue and El Camino Del Mar, travel northbound on El Camino Del Mar, passing Seal Rock Drive on your right and you will see a “Not a Through Street” sign and another sign for Fort Miley. Continue until the road ends in a parking lot.
Sidewalk at Pier 17 near the Exploratorium:
San Francisco, CA 94111
The Randall Museum
199 Museum Way
San Francisco, CA 94114
For February 16, 2013, SFAA will also have a special session starting at 5pm (before dark) for anyone who wants to bring their telescope and get some experienced advice on how to set it up and use it. They’ll be there rain or shine.
If you don’t have a telescope and just want to come for the star gazing part of the evening, arrive around 6pm as the sky darkens and the stars come out.
Disclaimer: Please double check event information with the event organizer as events can be canceled, details can change after they are added to our calendar, and errors do occur.
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Address: 600 Point Lobos Ave, San Francisco CA